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Witnesses told local media the tiger had been cooling off in a watering hole when the bears arrived.

Ferocious fight between bear and tiger caught on camera

Which animal won the fight might surprise you.

The worst sexting fails have been compiled by Bored Panda.

Are these the worst sexting fails you have seen?

A person was asked what their favourite position was, they said CEO.

The 26-year-old freestyle skier and his boyfriend shared pictures of their new dog Beemo on Instagram.

Olympic skier rescues puppy from South Korean dog farm

He also brought home a family of stray dogs from the 2014 Olympics in Sochi.

An offending article published by top selling Malay-language daily, Sinar Harian pointed out how to identify gay and lesbian people.

Article on how to spot LGBT people sparks outrage

The piece included a bullet point list giving tips on how to identify gays or lesbians.

At least 18 people have been killed in a double-decker bus crash in rural Hong Kong.

At least 18 killed in Hong Kong bus crash

Almost 50 other passengers were injured in the high-speed accident.

Minister for Trade and Export Growth David Parker.

Need to build support for free trade seen

Just two weeks after CPTPP concluded New Zealand's Trade Minister has spoken to Asia-Pacific business about regional economic integration and inclusiveness.


Mass graves of Rohingya Muslims found in Myanmar

It's more evidence of what the UN calls a "textbook example of ethnic cleansing".

One of the messages.

Sex offender tried to lure Kiwi man onto yacht

Well-known conman Wayne Eaglesome appears to have offered a 26-year-old man $450,000 to spend five months with him and provide "services".

Rajesh Maru, 32, was accompanying an elderly relative for an MRI scan when he was sucked into the machine.

Man dies after being sucked into MRI machine

He was carrying a metal oxygen cylinder that was pulled by the machine's magnetic field.

The Philippines has raised the alert level at its rumbling Mayon volcano to "level 3".

Philippines raises alert on Mayon volcano

This coms as a magnitude 5.1 quake hit off Philippines' Luzon island.

A barber uses a shaver to clean the eyelid of his customer, as a part of his hair shaving service.

Eyelid shaving gaining popularity in China

"My eyes feel refreshed after shaving and I feel comfortable."

Philippines president Rodrigo Duterte serenaded Donald Trump at a leaders' dinner.

Filipino president serenades Trump with love song

President Duterte said he performed the duet 'under Trump's orders'.

Jacinda Ardern shows off the 'silly' shirt.

'I'm not going to sniff the shirt on camera'

Jacinda Ardern's not sure about the pineapple shirt she's expected to wear at the East Asia Summit.


How well do you know your APEC leaders?

Jacinda Ardern will be among the 21 powerful world leaders at the summit.

North Korea, War

Ground invasion to stop North Korea 'the only way' - Pentagon

The statement comes as US President Donald Trump starts his 12-day tour of Asia.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe is set to become Japan's longest-serving premier.

Abe’s coalition wins super majority in Japan election

The Prime Minister is set to become the nation’s longest-serving premier.

Air New Zealand, Travel

Air NZ unveils super cheap international fares

The airline has dropped 600 international return flights for just $600.

The snow leopard is no longer considered an endangered species.

Snow leopard no longer considered an endangered species

However, experts warn this does not mean the elusive creatures are safe.

A Chinese woman gave birth while standing in the middle of the street.

Chinese woman gives birth while standing on street

She delivered the baby to the shock of onlookers.

QINGDAO, CHINA - AUGUST 22:  A Chinese woman wears a face-kini while swimming on August 22, 2014 in the Yellow Sea in Qingdao, China. The locally designed mask is worn by many local women to protect them from jellyfish stings, algae and the sun's ultraviolet rays.  (Photo by Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Face-kini: The terrifying new Chinese trend

Yes, this is actually a thing.